Tom Thomas
President http://www.tthomas@insuranceinc.com
Tom Thomas a California native graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in Business Administration where he attended on a football scholarship. A long time Upland resident who has been married to Ann Thomas for 41 years; they have three grown daughters and two granddaughters and a grandson. Tom served as a City of Upland Councilmember from 1990 through 2010, and on the Upland Planning Commission from 1987 to 1990. He is also a member of the Upland Sister City Association, Pomona Valley Protective Association, San Antonio Water Company, Upland Police Foundation, Upland YMCA Honorary Board, West End Water Company, Friends of the Upland Library and Cooper Museum.
 
Kelly McMenomy
Vice President
Kelly McMenomy is a certified public accountant and a partner in the firm of Hansen & McMenomy CPAs, LLP in Ontario. Her community service includes a current volunteer appointment as chief financial officer on the Upland Community Foundation board and past service as an adult literacy volunteer for the Upland Public Library. She currently serves as Treasurer of Girl Scouts Spanish Trails Council and as a member of the Chaffey College Citizens; Oversight Committee. She also is member of the California Society of CPAs and the AICPA. She graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in accounting. Kelly resides in Upland with her husband Mark and two daughters.
 
Yvette M. Walker
Executive Board SecretaryPremier Marketing and Public Relations www.premier-ie.com
Yvette M. Walker was the Director of Marketing & Public Relations for her husband's law firm, Walker & Mann, which is recognized in Southern California as a leading Professional Liability and Business Law Firm prior to being named Executive Director of the Ontario Fury's Professional indoor Soccer Team's, Fury Foundation email: ywalker@furyfoundation.org . Yvette Walker has since launched her private firm, Premier Marketing and Public Relations www.premier-ie.com . She has a degree in Communications and Marketing with almost 20 years experience in product development, branding & local and international marketing. She has served 10 years as a volunteer for St. Paul of the Cross Church in Administration & Teaching. She is proud to serve as Secretary to the Upland Community Foundation as well as serve on the committee for Steven's Hope for Children's annual "Run Day", is a supporter of San Antonio Community Hospital Foundation and the Francis Mary Paul Circle, is a St. Anthony's Parish Eucharistic Minister and DDF supporter, serves on Ontario Reign's, Hope Reigns Foundation's Annual Golf Tournament. Yvette lives in Upland with her husband Jeffrey A. Walker, ESQ and her three children, Sophia, Nicholas and Alexander on beautiful and historic Euclid Avenue. She is proud to live in the city of " Gracious Living".
 
Fern Musser
Executive TreasurerRay Musser & Associates fern@raymusser.com
Fern has been an insurance agent for 35 years and the Secretary/Treasurer of Ray Musser & Associates Insurance Services for 40 years. She has been Treasurer of the Inland Empire Association of Health Underwriters for 17 years and currently serves as Treasurer for Upland Community Foundation. Memberships: Local, State and National Association of Health Underwriters, Upland Community Foundation member since 2008, Pomona First Baptist Church and Choir Member and Registered Health Underwriter. Fern and her husband, Ray, have 4 married children, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She has been an Upland Resident since 1957.
 
Lisa Monforte
Executive Board Member leadinglady@roadrunner.com
Lisa Monforte has been a small business owner in the City of Upland since 1994. Some of her past & current community service includes: AYSO Region 32, PTSA volunteer at Foothill Knolls; Pepper Tree Elementary, Pioneer Jr. High; Upland High School, Relay for Life, One Tough Run, Tour de Foothills and a member of St. Joseph Church Marriage Enrichment Program. Chairperson for "Pink at the Rink" Citizens Business Bank Arena; NCAA Woman's Finals "Slam Dunk for a Cure" fundraisers benefiting the Mary Kay Foundation. As of June 2010, Upland Adopt A Soldier Military Banner Program. Lisa resides in Upland with husband Paul. She has 3 children, Christopher, Heather & Victoria.
 
Ray Musser
Ex-Officio City Council LiasonRay Musser & Associates Insurance Services www.raymusser.com
Ray has 25 plus years experience as a fundraiser for non profit organizations. Ray serves on the Upland Community Foundation Board as a liaison to City Council and as an advisor. Ray initiated and created the California Health Underwriters Foundation and served as Founding President. Ray has been President and Principal of Ray Musser & Associates Insurance Services for 41 years. Ray had served on Upland City Council for 13 years and in 2011 was appointed and elected in 2012 as Upland City Mayor. Ray has been an Upland resident since 1957. Current Memberships: Local, State and National Association of Health Underwriters, Estate Planning Council of Pomona Valley, Upland Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Community Hospital Cardiac Care Club Member and Founder, Pomona First Baptist Church, Upland City Council since 1998, SanBag Board Member and San Bernardino Metro Board Member since March 2011, Past Memberships San Antonio Community Hospital Foundation Board Member.
 
Neil Gerard
Board Member
Neil is a career educator, having spent over 40 years in higher education. He spent the last 20+ years at Pomona College and the 15 years prior at Cal Poly Pomona. Neil is on the UCF Board as a representative of the Upland Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) which is affiliated with the Upland Fire Department. In CERT, he serves as the Executive Officer and as a CERT instructor. In the community, Neil has been an active member of Temple Beth Israel, including two terms as President. He is an AYSO National Referee and referee instructor. Neil and his wife Joan have lived in Upland since 1977 and raised their two children, Alison and Craig here. They are the proud grandparents of five.
 
Roberta Knighten
Executive Board MamberCity of Upland rknighten@ci.upland.ca.us
Roberta Knighten is the Community Services Director for the City of Upland. Her areas of responsibility include the Recreation Division, the Library and Animal Services. She began her career with the City in 1999 as an analyst in the Solid Waste Division. She has a B.A. in Economics from Occidental College. Her community involvement includes College Bound, the Upland Community Partnership for Youth Development, Alta Loma School District School Site Council member, Friends of the Upland Library, Spanish Trails Girl Scouts Council, American Cancer Societyís Relay for Life and the Upland Service Council. Roberta has been honored as one of the 34th Congressional Districtís Women of Distinction, received the Honorary Volunteer Service Award from the Upland Unified School District PTA, as well as being recognized for her support of youth sports by various sports leagues.
Roberta has lived in Alta Loma since 1986 with her college sweetheart, Ted. They have a son, four daughters and 3 grandchildren.
 
Stephanie Wells
Board MemberFriends of the EXPO Center www.friendsofexpo.org
Stephanie Wells graduated from USC with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. She worked as a writer and producer in the television industry for over 15 years before moving into the nonprofit world where for over 25 years she has specialized in financial development and strategic planning. She currently serves as the Executive Director of The Friends of EXPO Center - a non-profit providing vital community resources to families, seniors, and children in South Central Los Angeles. Her prior experience includes serving as Senior Director of multiple Southern California YMCAs and was instrumental in the strategic development and initial fundraising for the Scheu Family YMCA and the Upland YMCA Early Childhood Development Center. She has served as the Associate Executive Director of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Montclair Council, Western Region Director of Development for the Foundation Fighting Blindness, and Principal Gifts Officer for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and is the current President of the Upland High School Theatre Booster Club. Stephanie and her husband Gene, their five children, two dogs, and one cat are all Southern California natives and thoroughly enjoy living and supporting the beautiful city of Upland.

 
Cliff Matthews
Board MemberUpland Police Department http://ci.upland.ca.us/?a=Police_Department#Police
Cliff Mathews is a lieutenant with the Upland Police Department. He has been a police officer with the Upland Police Department since 1991. Cliff has a bachelor of science degree from the University of La Verne in public administration and a master of science degree from Cal State Long Beach in emergency services administration. Cliff has been active in the community throughout the course of his career. He spent several years as an advisor to the Upland Police Department Explorer post. Cliff was a member of the Upland Police Foundation board of directors for many years. Currently, Cliff is coordinating the Upland Police memorial project in conjunction with the Upland Community Foundation.